Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 40 31
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 25 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 4.73% 1.99% 4.07%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.47% 31.58% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 28
Portsmouth median daily rate £500 £331 £900
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.94% -63.19% -
10th Percentile £413 £304 £400
90th Percentile £625 £481 £1,000
Hampshire median daily rate £460 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £17.00 £59.31
% change year-on-year - -71.34% +58.16%

Microsoft Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 77 19 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 14.56% 6.29% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 9 36
Portsmouth median daily rate £525 £375 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -18.92% -10.19%
10th Percentile £413 £309 £400
90th Percentile £615 £478 £575
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Portsmouth median hourly rate £82.25 £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +558.00% -26.47% -
10th Percentile £80.98 £11.25 £16.00
90th Percentile £82.93 £13.75 £18.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £16.25 £18.50 £54.50
% change year-on-year -12.16% -66.06% +263.33%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Portsmouth

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Portsmouth.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Azure in Portsmouth

Microsoft Azure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Azure in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 10 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (36.00%) Analytics
2 9 (36.00%) Data Science
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (32.00%) Azure Machine Learning
3 8 (32.00%) Machine Learning
4 7 (28.00%) Migration
5 6 (24.00%) Use Case
5 6 (24.00%) Python
5 6 (24.00%) Deep Learning
5 6 (24.00%) TensorFlow
5 6 (24.00%) Power BI
6 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.00%) Windows
6 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.00%) Scrum
7 4 (16.00%) Degree
7 4 (16.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
7 4 (16.00%) Physics
7 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (16.00%) Jupyter
7 4 (16.00%) PySpark
7 4 (16.00%) Keras
7 4 (16.00%) Geospatial Data
7 4 (16.00%) Pandas
7 4 (16.00%) Visualisation
7 4 (16.00%) Tableau
8 3 (12.00%) Agile Project Management

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (32.00%) Azure Machine Learning
3 3 (12.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (8.00%) Data Lake Analytics
4 2 (8.00%) Office 365
5 1 (4.00%) IaaS
5 1 (4.00%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (4.00%) PaaS
5 1 (4.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) VPN
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Power BI
2 4 (16.00%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (8.00%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Games
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Data Scientist
2 4 (16.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Scrum Master
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Scrum Master
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) TensorFlow
2 4 (16.00%) Keras
2 4 (16.00%) Pandas
2 4 (16.00%) PySpark
3 3 (12.00%) Velocity
4 1 (4.00%) JSON
4 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (8.00%) Cloud Native
3 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.00%) BYOD
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Analytics
1 9 (36.00%) Data Science
2 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (32.00%) Machine Learning
3 7 (28.00%) Migration
4 6 (24.00%) Deep Learning
4 6 (24.00%) Use Case
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (16.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
6 4 (16.00%) Physics
6 4 (16.00%) Visualisation
7 3 (12.00%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (12.00%) DevOps
7 3 (12.00%) Identity Management
7 3 (12.00%) Network Design
7 3 (12.00%) Project Management
8 2 (8.00%) ITIL
8 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Python
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) BitLocker
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) Ansible
3 1 (4.00%) CloudForms
3 1 (4.00%) MaaS360
3 1 (4.00%) SCOrch
3 1 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Tableau
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Intel
4 1 (4.00%) Okta
4 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto